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Episode 69: September 2020

In this episode, we hear about prostate cancer, cultural diversity in bonobos, blood fat imbalances in Latin America and the Caribbean, insect behaviour, and how astrocytes can form new neurons.
Episode 69: September 2020
Image credit: Liran Samuni (CC BY 4.0)

Chapters

  1. 0:35
    An Algorithm for prostate cancer
    A computer model could improve the detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer.
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  2. 9:10
    Astrocytes act as neuronal stem cells
    Supporting cells in the brain are able to form new neurons in response to injury
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  3. 16:11
    Cultural diversity
    Two groups of bonobos have distinct cultural preferences
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  4. 21:27
    Cholesterol levels under the spotlight
    Low levels of HDL cholesterol are the most common kind of lipid disorder in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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  5. 27:26
    Follow my leader
    Ants and termites communicate differently when they move as a pair in the environment.
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